Category Archives: Texas Hill Country

GRTU’s Troutfest Texas is the largest event of its kind in Texas and brings out a crowd of over 3,000 people interested in fly fishing and preserving and protecting cold water fisheries.

The event is hosted by the Guadalupe River Chapter of Trout Unlimited, the largest TU chapter in the country with over 5,500 members. The three-day event will include:

Banquet – Tickets and tables sell out quickly. Buy Now!

Keynote speaker: Chris Wood, CEO, Trout Unlimited
Online Silent and Live Auction with Digital Bidding
Live Auction
Door Prizes
Great Food and Local Craft Beer


Fly Casting Lessons
Presentations from guides, outfitters, gear manufactures and experts from around the world
Women focused events
Kids Events: casting pond, archery and airguns
Booths: guides, fly shops, artists, outfitters, gear manufacturers, rod builders
On water watercraft demos

Film Night

Featuring The Fly Fishing Film Tour and Raffles

Troutfest Texas receives strong statewide marketing and promotional support and offers sponsorship, donation and exhibit opportunities. GRTU’s Troutfest TX 2018 sponsorship, exhibitor, and donor opportunities are going fast. Click here for more information.


The Troutfest Texas 2018 Committee is thrilled to announce our impressive array of fly fishing experts from all over the country already committed to TFT 2018. They are:

Keynote Speaker:

– Chris Wood, CEO Trout Unlimited

Celebrity Guests / Presenters:

– Flip Pallot, Legendary Fly Fishing Guide
– Daniel Galhardo, Founder of Tenkara USA
– Chris Johnson, Living Waters Fly Fishing
– Jen Ripple, Editor-In-Chief, Dun Magazine
– Duane Redford, Author “Fly Fisher’s Playbook”
– Noah Parker, Land of Enchantment Guides


(Note about lodging – RV spaces are getting very low on the river for the weekend of Troutfest. Please get a spot now or you may have a hard (impossible) time getting one later. Click the link above for lodging/RV information.)

To keep updated please visit our facebook page HERE!

The Christmas Wine Affair

17 Days, 43 Wineries

‘Tis the season to be jolly- with WINE!

We invite you to join us this holiday season in the
Hill Country- enjoy the sounds of Christmas carols, bask in front of the cozy fireplaces and relax with your favorite glass of Texas cheer!

Join us for 17 days, enjoying 43 wineries in the breathtaking Texas Hill Country! Your Tasting Passport valid throughout December 1st – 17th, includes a full complimentary tasting at each winery with a limit of 4 wineries a day and a 15% discount on 3 bottle purchases at each winery. Get ready to savor your favorite Texas wines & receive exclusive holiday discounts!

Participating Wineries

Armadillos Leap
Becker Vineyards
Bell Springs Winery
Bending Branch Winery
Bent Oak Winery
Branch On High
Driftwood Estate Winery
Dry Comal Creek Vineyards
Duchman Family Winery
Fall Creek Vineyards at Tow
Fiesta Winery Lometa
Fiesta Winery Fredericksburg 290
Grape Creek Vineyards
Hawk’s Shadow Winery
Hye Meadow Winery
Inwood Estates Winery & Bistro
Kerrville Hills Winery
Lost Draw Cellars
McReynolds Winery
Messina Hof Hill Country

Old Man Scary Cellars
Pedernales Cellars
Perissos Vineyards & Winery
Pillar Bluff Vineyards
Pontotoc Vineyard
Ron Yates Winery
Singing Water Vineyards
Sister Creek Vineyards
Solaro Estate
Spicewood Vineyards
Stone House Vineyard
Texas Hills Vineyard
Texas Legato Winery
Torr Na Lochs Winery
Torre di Pietra Vineyards
Wedding Oak Winery at San Saba
Wedding Oak Winery at Wildseed
Westcave Cellars Winery
William Chris Vineyards
Wimberley Valley Winery
Woodrose Winery

NOTE: Not all THCW Member Wineries are participating in this event, only those
listed above.This is the official list of participating wineries.

In the Texas Hill Country we reveal a diversity of passion in the personalities of our many wineries. We cultivate a spectacular experience for our adventurous visitors and wine lovers who share our unparalleled hospitality.

Texas Hill Country Wineries

Offered at $482,300

Exquisite golf course home with luxury finishes, immaculate gardens, covered porches and pink sunsets! This split-level Ranch style home was extensively remodeled in 2015 with the gardener, entertainer and discerning chef in mind. Enjoy warm Hickory hardwood floors, custom cabinetry, rustic beams and beveled French doors that lead to a covered stone porch, built in hot tub, and stunning views of the hill country. Bonus Mother-In-Law quarters & spacious bedroom loft + office. This is a stunner!

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Introducing Our Real Estate Partner in Wimberley

Daniel Vasek

Avalar Texas Real Estate

Wimberley, Texas





Off-the-Grid Urban Farm House in Dripping Springs, Texas

750 Onion Creek Ranch Drive, Driftwood, TX 78619
MLS# 2932310

Recently built urban farm house in Dripping Springs ISD that’s practically off-the-grid with features such as a 50,000 gallon rainwater collection system, solar panels, organic garden beds and potential ag exemption with bee hives. The main living space has an open concept floorplan with high ceilings and huge sliding glass doors that open tot he pool/patio space. The indoor/outdoor living flows seamlessly and is perfect for entertain or family hangouts. Thoughtful planning with the window placement to make this home efficient and well-lit with natural light. Almost 8 acres to roam with creeks, waterfalls and grottos. Don’t miss the drone tour of the land! This home exudes fun – pool with jets to swim/aqua job, outdoor kid toys, outdoor shower, and a slide and fireman’s pole form the lofts to the upstairs bedrooms. Master+ another bedroom on the main level. 700+ sf bonus room above the garage (included in the sq ft) that’s perfect for a work out room, art studio, home office, guest bedroom, etc. The infrastructure and finish-out has been well thought out with no expense spared. Home is located on a quiet, dead-end street. Close to Austin. Close to Dripping Springs. But a true get-away from it all!

Listing Agent

Tausha Carlson


Marathon Real Estate


“Property listed by Marathon Real Estate”

Lampasas River Ranch – 76.39 Acres!

Listing Agent

Natalie Hammond


Turn Key Ranch Real Estate LLC


“Property listed by Turn Key Ranch Real Estate LLC”

Great location, with HUGE pecan, elm and oak trees all throughout the property. This ranch is, and has been, completely cedar free. There are beautiful flat pastures full of native grasses, luscious creek bottom land, terraced tree covered spots perfect for the wildlife to hide, and high elevations. This ranch has excellent soils all over, with very little rock, perfect for raising horses, livestock or exotics. This ranch boasts excellent hunting & fishing opportunities. A lot of elevation changes and topography with majestic views for your home site. This is truly a blank canvas ready for you to paint your perfect ranch get-away! First time for it to hit the market in over 100 years – it won’t last long.